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Archdiocese of Bamberg

Archidioecesis Bambergensis



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Bishop(s)

  • Ludwig Schick, Archbishop
  • Herwig Gössl, Auxiliary Bishop
  • Karl Heinrich Braun, Archbishop Emeritus
  • Werner Radspieler, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus

Suffragan Dioceses

General Information

  • Type of Jurisdiction: Archdiocese
  • Elevated: 1 April 1818
  • Metropolitan See
  • Rite: Latin (or Roman)
  • Country: Germany
  • Square Kilometers: 10,290 (3,974 Square Miles)
  • Official Web Site: http://www.erzbistum-bamberg.de/
  • Mailing Address: Erzbischofliches Ordinariat, Domplatz 3, D-96049 Bamberg, Bundesrpublik Deutschland
  • Telephone: (0951)502.0
  • Fax: 502.250

Historical Details


Past and Present Ordinaries



Historical Summary

DateEventFromTo
Diocese of Bamberg
1 November 1007ErectedDiocese of Bamberg (erected)
Archdiocese of Bamberg
1 April 1818ElevatedDiocese of Bamberg Archdiocese of Bamberg

Statistics

YearCatholicsTotal PopulationPercent CatholicDiocesan PriestsReligious PriestsTotal PriestsCatholics Per PriestPermanent DeaconsMale ReligiousFemale ReligiousParishesSource
Archdiocese of Bamberg
1950730,2611,897,49838.5%6541478019111471,718285ap1951
1959787,4441,969,94140.0%5601356951,1332552,065257ap1960
1970843,9592,092,53940.3%6111647751,08822871,940347ap1971
1980860,1312,131,77540.3%4884881,7626971,420298ap1981
1990820,0002,000,00041.0%4751105851,401141921,170354ap1991
1999784,1021,876,16941.8%4111125231,49933152917308ap2000
2000779,9621,876,10241.6%4401175571,40033160917309ap2001
2001778,8741,876,10241.5%4131175301,4693238917309ap2002
2002769,6271,876,10241.0%4141125261,46345231853309ap2003
2003763,6861,876,10240.7%4041395431,40644262757309ap2004
2004757,8181,953,48338.8%3921085001,51534229757309ap2005
2006750,5451,953,48338.4%3821635451,37733283661309ap2007
2012713,7812,163,80133.0%3481274751,50249246532310ap2013

Note: Any changes in boundaries over time are not indicated in the above table.


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Affiliated Bishops, Deceased

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